Deciding between horizontal and vertical scaling is an important infrastructure consideration when building out applications because it determines how your application will increase its computing resources to handle growth. In simple terms, horizontal and vertical scaling are two strategies for adding computing resources to run your app as demand increases.
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Pinterest began as a small startup website in 2010 with just a few thousand users. Since then, the visual bookmarking application has grown into a tech powerhouse with 400+ million monthly users, serving over 200 billion pins scattered across 4 billion boards and counting. No small feat for a company
Technology can make the world feel smaller. Currently, working with a team in different time zones is more common than ever. Even before the pandemic, more and more companies were going virtual and opting to incorporate teammates located halfway across the globe. Onboarding overseas employees allow many companies to diversify
For many, finding dedicated developers has never been a simple task. When your in-house talent is pushed to their limits, turning to outside specialists is the next best option when hiring developers. However, many companies still struggle to determine how they will meet their demands for new IT talent. To
At the beginning of a project, a roadmap is put in place to determine budget and time constraints, as well as any necessary features needed during the product development process. New feature requests often come from an apps’ final users, but if a product is not in production yet, new
The invention of smartphones and tablets has revolutionized how people go about their every day-to-day life. One study conducted by the Pew Research Center recently discovered that over 5 billion people worldwide own mobile devices. That number is expected to continue to rise sharply over the coming years. With so
Duolingo came on the scene in 2011 operating as a teach and translate language learning app. It has since transformed into a $700+ million business, and become the first EdTech app to top $140 Million in annual revenue. Pretty good numbers, for a language learning app that still doesn’t charge
Since Uber’s first ride request in 2010, the tech giant’s innovative engineers have revolutionized the rideshare industry. Fast forward to 2021, and withstanding a global pandemic, the company is now valued at over $15 billion. These are impressive numbers for what started out as a simple idea that quickly became
There are a few moments in life that feel like a lightbulb going off. Suddenly, you can see a new idea in stunning clarity – and if you’ve recently had a lightbulb moment with an app idea, you’re probably excited.
As mobile developers who have worked with animations before, we know how hard it can be to implement complex animations from scratch. That’s why we decided to engineer a simple yet powerful React Native animation hooks library that can give you a head start when developing your animations for mobile